Family gatherings are more commonplace in December, and older adults without families can experience more acute social isolation. Since isolation is both a risk factor for and a consequence of elder abuse, we decided to ask you - our social media followers and colleagues - to commit to speaking with an older adult in December. Our hope was that, by sharing this campaign, we could support older adults and contribute towards the prevention of elder abuse during the 2017 holiday season. More →
Director, General Legal Services Unit
New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Randal Jeffrey is the Director of the New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) General Legal Services Unit. Previously, he served in NYLAG’s Special Litigation Unit for four years. Randal is counsel on several major class action cases concerning public assistance, food stamps, and Medicaid and is an expert on welfare issues in New York City. Randal has taught Lawyering and Writing at Cardozo Law School and has published several articles on poverty law issues. Prior to coming to NYLAG, Randal was a pro se law clerk with the Second Circuit’s Staff Attorney’s Office and a Georgetown Fellow at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.